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Have a Happy 4th of July!

by Sandi Pressley

The 4th of July is just around the corner and it's time to celebrate in Albuquerque!  Here's what's in store for you this coming 4th of July to help celebrate our freedom.

Freedom 4th

The City of Albuquerque is hosting a huge celebration at Balloon Fiesta Park from 3-10pm.  Admission is free!  You'll be able to enjoy all kinds of food and drink vendors while you take in the festivities.  There's also face painting and inflatables for the kids.  And to top off the evening will be a massive fireworks display and performance by country star Clint Black!

Corrales New Mexico 4th of July Parade

What's the 4th of July without a parade?  Starting at Target Road at 10am, the parade will run through downtown Corrales to La Entrada Park.  And after the parade ends there will be a family fun day at the park with food and more.  You can also join the water fight at the Corrales Rec Center.

Have a fun and happy Independence Day!


4401 Pershing Avenue SE, Albuquerque   $499,000

3 Bedrooms/ 1 Bathrooms / 3 Partial Baths / 4100 Square Feet

INCREDIBLE Custom single story Home-In the heart of ABQ. 2CAR garage, open floorplan showcases 3 exceptional LG living areas, all in whopping 4100 sq ft!

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July Fun In Store For Albuquerque

by Sandi Pressley

Summer is here and it's time to look forward to some fun events coming up in Albuquerque this July. Here's what we have to look forward to.

14th Annual Pork & Brew BBQ State Championship

July 1-3, 2017 | Saturday-Sunday 11am-7pm | Monday 11am-5pm

New Mexico's original food festival returns to the Santa Ana Star Center with a wide variety of BBQ delights.

Freedom 4th

July 4, 2017 | 3-10pm

Come celebrate Independence Day at Balloon Fiesta Park where there will be free face painting, inflatables, and more fun for the kids. Also enjoy the Microbrew Garden, with local beer, wine and spirits, along with a massive food court of more than 30 food vendors.

Route 66 Summerfest

July 22, 2017

July 22, 2017 | 3-10pm

Come to historic Nob Hill on Saturday, July 22 from 3-10 p.m. for the biggest Summerfest of the year.

Have a fun and fantastic July in Albuquerque!


8100 Via Alegre NE, Albuquerque   $675,000

4 Bedrooms/ 3.5 Bathrooms/ 3330 Square Feet

One of a kind custom Mediterranean/Tuscan home with tons of features and amazing oversized garage for all of your cars & toys+workshop area!

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Critical Questions Buyers Should Ask Before Moving In

by Sandi Pressley

Moving into a new home is an exciting time.  But it can be frustrating.  As you're getting to know your new place, you're going to be running into things that you didn't know about before you moved in.  But many surprises can be avoided if you ask the right questions of the seller. Sure, you may get details from the home inspection and disclosure, but why not talk to the people who have lived there already? Just make sure to ask these questions at the end of the selling process, as the seller might think their answers would make the sale not go through.

What Are Past Problems That Were Fixed?

Even though existing problems are disclosed in the seller's statement, it doesn't reveal what past problems may have been fixed.  Use the disclosure as a place to start when asking to learn what wasn't listed.

Switch and Valve Locations

The home inspector may not always show you where all the valves and circuit breakers are.  Especially if it's an older or larger home, just ask the seller where everything is and if there's anything special about their operation.

Ask About the Neighborhood

This may be a loaded question, but you'll usually get the best of both worlds and everything in between.  That's OK, because it can help you keep your move-in experience more enjoyable.  You'll know what to expect and hopefully help make new friends with your neighbors. 



10 Caminito Trail, Placitas   $395,000

3 Bedrooms/ 2 Bathrooms/ 2580 Square Feet

This amazing culdesac property features unobstructed views of the mountains and open floorplans with stunning raised ceilings.

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Find the Best Places to Eat in Bernalillo

by Sandi Pressley

Bernalillo may be a smaller town, but it definitely has some great options when it comes to eating out.  People from all over come to Bernalillo for the great dining options. 

Freight House offers a modern industrial atmosphere where you’ll enjoy amazing BBQ, burgers, and 24 beers and cider on tap. They also feature a community bar table and large outdoor patio with game tables, along with daily specials like Taco Tuesdays.

Kaktus Brewing Company is another unique dining and brew experience.  They are a nano-brewery, which is a 2 barrel brewing system which allows them to focus on the high quality of every beer that they brew. They feature a great selection fresh, organic, natural and local foods from New Mexico and pizza. There are even belly dancers on Sunday evenings and wild game sausage to make the experience more unique.

If you want to cool down with some delicious frozen yogurt, then you need to go to the Chill Zone, a locally owned and operated self-serve frozen yogurt shop, where you’ll find all sorts of frozen yogurt delights. The flavor selection is a constant surprise and the self-serve area immaculately maintained.

If you want to find more great places to eat, visit for the best places to eat in Bernalillo. You can also learn more about this great community and search homes for sale in our Bernalillo Community page.



4712 Cayetana Place NW, Albuquerque   $342,000

3 Bedrooms/ 2 Bathrooms / 2105 Square Feet

Custom built Tiara home in the exclusive Andalucia subdivision sits on a large corner lot w/stunning views of the Bosque, Sandias & city lights!

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